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B-2 Porn

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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:13 PM
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I swear, from 0:21-0:24 it looks like it's engaging chameleon abilities.




posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:23 PM
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a reply to: Autorico

That's usually mistaken for an aircraft going supersonic. You usually see that in the transonic range of flight.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:32 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Vector99

Wait a few years, you'll see some stuff that will give it a run for its money in that category.


I think I know what you are referring to, Zaph. I saw one way back in 1998. It was huge, moved low, slow and soundless over Laramie. My group call them triangles, but you can call it a B-3, I guess.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:41 PM
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B-2 Porn


I hope that was as good for the bomber as it was for me.


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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:54 PM
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originally posted by: Autorico
I swear, from 0:21-0:24 it looks like it's engaging chameleon abilities.
It's caused by the airflow around the wing or fuselage causing a change in air pressure that allows for moisture in the air to condense. The condensation will disappear when the air pressure around the area returns to "normal".

I've seen commercial aircraft do similar, usually on approach or departure from an airport.



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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:02 PM
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Stunning. Shame it's job is to deliver misery and death.. ease she's a beauty.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:19 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Sammamishman

Pretty shots of the aft fuselage. Too bad they made damn sure everything was retracted.


I must admit that before I read the thread I paused and replayed the video showing the aft hemisphere a few times, alas to no great reveal.

I admit to having a better "best guess" than some as to what the equipment in question entails but am hoping to live long enough to see the bulk of the B-2 program's systems declassified.

I think the aviation buffs among the general public are going to flip when they get an idea of what a special aircraft 2 billion in 1990 dollars could buy (4 billion in adjusted 2016 U.S. dollars) .

Absolutely the ultimate doomsday machine in its original mission role as envisioned by the architects of the Reagan era Single Integrated Operational Plan.





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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:22 PM
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a reply to: Drunkenparrot

It would be really nice if they do ever declassify it. I'd love to watch the broken jaws from hitting the ground. I did think it was rather interesting to see the beaver tail moving around in a couple of shots. You don't see that very often.
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:36 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

Well if they already know...then why hide it?! LOL :-P

Okay, okay ... I get it, I get it...



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:40 PM
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a reply to: becausehe

welcome to the forum.

which branch are you in?



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:46 PM
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Sorry to be stupid (i never really gave it any thought regarding the b2) but are you guys saying there are lots of secret things nestled within the plane that get retracted in when it's on the ground of being photographed?



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:50 PM
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a reply to: 3danimator2014

Everything on the aircraft, such as lights, radio antenna, or anything else retracts into the aircraft. If it doesn't, then it would cause the radar cross section to be much larger than it currently is. There are some systems on the back of the aircraft that are classified, and can't be photographed, so they hide the aft fuselage unless it's retracted.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:54 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

Hm...novel propulsion systems that might not just be the GE engines...?



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 10:10 PM
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Didn't this video come out late last year? I swear I've seen it before.

All this cryptic talk about some sort of classified retractable device, I'm guessing a towed EW suite or decoy?

Dockable unmanned fighter escort sounds too futuristic.

I remember long ago hearing that it might have laser defensive stuff to burn out IR seeker heads, no clue if that's true or not.
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 10:28 PM
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a reply to: PhantomTwo

DIRCM has been around for awhile. It's at the point now that they're talking about putting it on commercial aircraft, and are even developing a bolt on system for KC-135s. Northrop is building a fairly small one for the F-35 that will eventually be installed. Whether it's on the B-2 or not, they won't say, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 11:26 PM
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 11:49 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: 3danimator2014

Everything on the aircraft, such as lights, radio antenna, or anything else retracts into the aircraft. If it doesn't, then it would cause the radar cross section to be much larger than it currently is. There are some systems on the back of the aircraft that are classified, and can't be photographed, so they hide the aft fuselage unless it's retracted.


Sure, i knew about the radar cross section...i just thought maybe you guys had an idea of what the classified bits were...not that any of us would know for sure of course, but its fun to speculate.

Thanks for your reply



posted on Feb, 26 2016 @ 10:51 AM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: grey580
they have to keep the aft fuselage hidden for 10-15 minutes to ensure that everything is retracted


What the hell takes 15 minutes to retract? Alien tentacles don't take that long to move back into the exoskeleton.
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posted on Feb, 26 2016 @ 01:10 PM
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a reply to: PhantomTwo

They're also doing a post flight check and safing a few things. There are several fluids used on the aircraft that are considered hazmat, so they're ensuring no leaks at the same time.




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